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A Very Special Day for You Can Ride 2

2018-08-12T17:56:30-06:00June 15th, 2018|News Category Archive|

A very special day for You Can Ride 2,  a program designed to ensure that ALL children with disabilities can enjoy the freedom and independence of riding a bike! We are pleased to announce that we are the very grateful recipients of a generous grant received from the Telus Community Foundation, totaling $15,000.00! 100% of [...]

What’s the Coolest Thing You’ve Ever Found in a Thrift Store in Edmonton?

2018-06-23T18:54:36-06:00June 15th, 2018|Featured, Good Deals, News Category Archive|

Some people think thrift stores are just another place like flea markets and yard sales to find someone else’s junk. While it’s true that a thrift store is home for things that others no longer want, you can find some amazing treasures in a thrift store in Edmonton. Here are some of the coolest finds [...]

Spring Cleaning for Your City!

2018-05-16T14:02:16-06:00May 16th, 2018|Events, Featured, News Category Archive, Volunteer|

It’s that time of year when we spring clean the city to make our community clean, safe, and attractive for the summer. Goodwill is hosting this effort in conjunction with City Cleanup, a litter reduction program in municipalities around Alberta. Join us on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. The Goodwill Stores in Calgary, [...]

11 Reasons To Join The #GOODWILLCHALLENGE

2018-04-19T11:54:36-06:00April 19th, 2018|Events, Fashion, Featured, Fundraising & Donations, Get Involved, Home and Style, News Category Archive|

Spring is the season for new beginnings, for transition, for rejuvenation. Mentally, there is something that happens to us as the weather gets warmer and we shirk off the baggage of winter. In a practical sense, that can be putting the snow boots away and bringing out the flip flops. For many, it means spring [...]

Participants Needed!

2018-03-22T11:53:57-06:00February 14th, 2018|News Category Archive, Volunteer|

Great Work. Great People. Great Place. GREAT Purpose. Goodwill is a social enterprise, providing individuals with disabilities the opportunity to enhance their lives through meaningful employment. Our purpose is to make a difference together, with dignity and joy. Through our volunteer programs, we aim to provide Albertans with the opportunity to make a difference not [...]

Goodwill Ambassador Cheryl Bernard “Rocks”!

2018-03-22T11:46:59-06:00January 10th, 2018|Get Involved, Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Talented Albertan named to 2018 Olympic curling team Edmonton, Alberta – (Jan 9, 2018) Goodwill is proud to congratulate Cheryl Bernard, Goodwill ambassador, on her exciting appointment to the Rachel Homan curling team for the 2018 Olympics. “We’ve had the pleasure of working with Cheryl for three years, and her passion for giving back to [...]

Become a Volunteer Board Member at Goodwill!

2018-02-21T09:22:41-07:00January 3rd, 2018|Get Involved, News Category Archive, Volunteer|

UPDATE: To everyone who applied for our board member role, thank you! We are no longer accepting applications at this time (Feb. 21st, 2018). Get involved! Make a difference to those who are facing barriers to employment. Goodwill Industries of Alberta (Goodwill) is currently seeking Volunteer Board Members. This is a great opportunity to be [...]

Goodwill at Edmonton South Park Opening on December 14, 2017

2018-02-14T13:51:27-07:00December 11th, 2017|Events, Featured, News Category Archive|

After 26 years in the community, Goodwill Southside Store and Donation Centre is moving to a new location. You’ll find the new donation centre, corporate offices, and largest store in Alberta opening at Edmonton SouthPark: 3803 Calgary Trail on December 14, 2017. For those of you who enjoy shopping, donating, and volunteering at the Southside [...]

Press Release & Media Availability: Goodwill Office and Southside Store Relocates After 26 Years on 51 Avenue

2018-03-22T11:54:05-06:00December 7th, 2017|Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Goodwill is opening its largest store in Alberta at Edmonton SouthPark: 3803 Calgary Trail on Dec 14. Goodwill’s Edmonton head office, and Southside store and donation centre is moving from 51st avenue to SouthPark after 26 years in the community. “We have seen the south side change and evolve from the windows of this Goodwill [...]

Goodwillians Rock at IDPD Talent Show

2018-03-22T11:08:03-06:00December 5th, 2017|Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Calgary - The Goodwill Talent Show celebrating International Day for Persons with Disabilities was a great success with a total of 11 participants showcasing their talents. About 70 people cheered for the talent show performers during the one hour show that was held at the Goodwill Calgary Chinook store on November 30. The Talent Show [...]

Goodwill’s Power of Work Grande Prairie Wins Premier’s Council Award of Excellence in Employment

2018-07-19T15:28:33-06:00December 2nd, 2017|Employment, Featured, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Grande Prairie (Dec 1, 2017) – Goodwill’s Power of Work Grande Prairie is honored to receive the Premier’s Council Award of Excellence in Employment from the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities. “It’s very special for our team to be recognized by the Premier’s Council because it means bringing awareness to Grande [...]

Goodwill Calgary Talent Show Nov 30

2018-05-08T10:43:24-06:00November 26th, 2017|Events, Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Calgary - Goodwill employees will showcase their talents at the Goodwill talent show marking International Day for Persons with Disabilities, November 30 at the Goodwill Chinook store at 10:30 am. The talent show is sponsored by the Alberta Government and the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities. The Talent show includes musical performances, [...]

Press Release & Media Availability: Goodwill on Whyte – Goodwill Opens New Store & Donation Centre on Whyte Ave Saturday Nov 25

2018-03-23T15:40:48-06:00November 22nd, 2017|Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Edmonton (Nov 21, 2017) – Goodwill is opening a new store & donation centre on Whyte Avenue on Saturday November 25. The ribbon cutting is at 9:50 am and the store opens to shoppers at 10 am.  Media are welcome the day of the Goodwill on Whyte opening. Interviews can also be arranged in the [...]

Meet the Employees at the New Goodwill on Whyte

2018-03-23T15:34:39-06:00November 19th, 2017|Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Edmonton – Giselle Zacharuk, 23 got her first job at the new Goodwill Whyte Avenue store and donation centre which opens on November 25. “I’m excited about the store opening and I can’t wait to see what it looks like from the inside,” said Giselle. “It means being finally independent and paying my bills,” said [...]

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